RODOLFO MARTIN SARAVIA SETS EXAMPLE IN THE HISTORY OF DIPLOMATIC COMMUNITY OF PAKISTAN

Founder Editor Tazeen Akhtar..

Islamabad ( Tazeen Akhtar ) Eleven years - and - that full of events and hot issues around - is no doubt a long time in the service of a diplomat on one place. Ambassador of Argentina, Rodolfo Martin Saravia has set this example. It is a record in Pakistan's diplomatic community's history. At this remarkable occasion, friends of Mr Rodolfo gethered at his residence and celeberated his service to building bridges between Argentina and Pakistan. 

Mr. Rodolfo in his 11 years of service in Islamabad has seen General Musharraf, Asif Ali Zardari and now Nawaz Sharif in power. During these 11 years there were big problems and issues in and around Pakistan. Terrorism, War against Terror, Political ups and downs, Change of Regimes, USA and NATO operations in neighbouring Afghanistan, Tensions on Indo Pak borders and many other matters of world importance. Mr. Rodolfo played his constructive role during these years amincably. 

Mr Rodolfo in his role as Dean of Diplomatic Core had more big challenges ahead of him as the diplomatic community was engaged to all what was happening in Pakistan. He provided the community a good leadership and worked hard to save the communities  interests.

Most recently, Mr Rodolfo and diplomatic community had to face a very sad incident. Natlar accident in which some ambassadors and their wives lost their lives was a shock to every one, specially for the Diplomatic Community. Mr Rodolfo handeled this situation , consoled the aggrieved families and made arrangements for the vitims' families to bear this tragedy. 

Friends from different walks of life admired his services and payed tributes to him. Prominent among them were Ambassador of USA Richard Olson, Former Minister and Leader of Judicial Movement Ch Aitezaz Ahsan, Chairperson Benazir Income Support Program Marvi Memon, Reknowned Industrialist Mr. Irshad Ullah Khan, Ambassador of Cuba Jesus Zenin, Ambassadors of Hungary, South Korea and many other notables.